Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Facebook Profile

This month's Facebook bulletin board focuses on Alexander Calder, a modern sculptor known for making mobiles. His artwork is abstract, large scale and focuses on movement and balance. He is one of the participating artists in the Picasso to Warhol exhibit at the High Museum of Art, here in Atlanta.

2nd grade Story Quilts

2nd graders discussed the life and artwork of Harriet Powers, a Georgia artist. Students learned about quilts and symbols. Students created one panel of a collaborative collage quilt using personal symbols to tell a story about themselves.

4th grade Victorian Home Prints

4th graders discussed architectural characteristics and the famous Victorian homes in San Francisco. Students carved a styrofoam plate and printed 2 prints using brayers and ink.

Monday, December 5, 2011

2nd grade Glazed Guitars

Here are a few of the 2nd grade guitars after they have been glazed. Students discussed the neutral colors and chose 2 or 3 colors in order to complete their guitars